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Best things to do in Falmouth

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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Other
Owner description: The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's... more » Owner description: The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's Vineyard within just 35-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge, outside decks, full-service snack bar and our friendly crew! Daily sailings beginning at 9:00am from late May to mid October. Children ages 4 & under travel free! Group discounts for 20 or more passenger available. « less
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
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Nobska Lighthouse (Woods Hole)
Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
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Woods Hole Aquarium (Woods Hole)
Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
This aquarium offers visitors the chance to watch the seals being fed.
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 16 attractions in Falmouth

A trip to The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (established 1930) is definitely worth the trouble. You can start by signing up for the free tour of the WHOI (pronounced Hooey... more »

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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #12 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human condition through... more » Owner description: The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human condition through research and education in biology, biomedicine, and environmental science. Founded in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in 1888, the MBL is a private, nonprofit institution and an affiliate of the University of Chicago. Learn more about the Marine Biological Laboratory by visiting the Pierce Exhibit Center at 100 Water Street open from April - October. The Center is named in memory of Robert W. Pierce, a former Trustee of the Laboratory who enjoyed sharing the MBL story with his many friends and colleagues. Public tours are available from late June - Labor Day Monday through Friday at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Reservations are suggested and can be made by visiting our website under the PUBLIC link. Off-season tours (September - early June) for school groups or other large types of groups are available. Reservations are required. Please call for more information. « less
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Ranked #14 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Zoos/Aquariums

Established in 1885, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in the country.  Established for public education and scientific research, the aquarium is owned by the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 16 attractions in Falmouth
Owner description: The seasonal Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the heart of Woods Hole village is stocked with interactive exhibits that... more » Owner description: The seasonal Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the heart of Woods Hole village is stocked with interactive exhibits that excite adults and children alike. Get up close and personal with sea stars, hermit crabs, whelks and bay scallops in our touch tank. Visit us this summer! « less
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